Beatrice is 54 years old. She is married and has given birth to five children, one son and four daughters. All are still in school. She works very hard to support her husband and to be able to provide for the family. Beatrice lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in Oda in the Eastern region of Ghana. She is a food vendor. She prepares and sells kenkey. Kenkey is produced from corn dough. She sells it with stew and fried fish on the street in her community. Beatrice buys her raw materials from Kumasi. She has been in business for eight years now and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to expand her business.